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KOFY
Jan 13, 2013 9:00pm PST
hiding in the backyard. >> president obama will be sworn into office one week from tomorrow. he is wasting no time working on legislation that could define his presidency. he is working with house dlgs on a massive overhaul to the immigration system. would it would allow immigrants to pursue citizenship. legislation could be introduced this march. >> ama: vice president joe biden is putting the finishing touches on series of gun proposals but the white house may not find support for those ideas in congress. >> reporter: the president of the national rifle association says the nra has enough votes to block a ban on military style rifles. >> the likelihood they are not going to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> joe biden is set to deliver his proposals for tougher gun control laws to president obama next week. he is expected to reintroduce the assault rifle ban. universal background checks, right now they are only required when a gun is purchased at a retailer. it would close the loopholes and require background checks for any sale of a gun. and limiting ammunition
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
removed. another meeting is set for this week. >>> this week we will learn what the obama administration wants to do about guns in the wake of the connecticut shooting. vice president biden is is putting the finishing touches on a list of proposals. tomorrow he is expected to meet with members of the house of representatives. all of this as people flock to gun shows. >> the president of the national rifle association says the nra has enough votes at the moment to block a ban on military-style rifles. >> the likely hood is they are not going to get an assault weapons ban through coming. >> joe biden is set to liver his proposals for tougher laws to president obama this week. she expected to recommend reinstituting the assault rifle ban. one was passed in 1994 and expired 10 years later with its effectiveness still debated. universal background checks are required only when a gun is purchased at a retailer. new checks would close the so-called gun show loophole and go even further requiring a check for any private sale of a gun. and limiting magazine clips. some call it a wa
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
week we will learn what the obama administration wants to do about guns in the wake of the connecticut shooting. vice president biden is is putting the finishing touches on a list of proposals. tomorrow he is expected to meet with members of the house of representatives. all of this as people flock to gun shows. >> the president of the national rifle association says the nra has enough votes at the moment to block a ban on military-style rifles. >> the likely hood is they are not going to get an assault weapons ban through coming. >> joe biden is set to liver his proposals for tougher laws to president obama this week. she expected to recommend reinstituting the assault rifle ban. one was passed in 1994 and expired 10 years later with its effectiveness still debated. universal background checks are required only when a gun is purchased at a retailer. new checks would close the so-called gun show loophole and go even further requiring a check for any private sale of a gun. and limiting magazine clips. some call it a war on amo banning high capacity clips, limiting them to pe
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
restricting high-any gun clips. he expects to bring the recommendations to president obama next week and late this afternoon, the national rifle association issued a statement reacting to the white house meeting and the statement inside part, we were disappointed with how little the meet handwriting to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the second amendment. it's unfortunate this administration continues to insist on pushing failed solutions to the nation's most pressing problems. we will not allow law-abiding gun owners to be blamed for the acts of criminals and madmen. >>> the news edge is on virginia. the new poll shows an overwhelming number of virginians support background checks for gun buyers. the quinnipiac university poll said 92% favor background checks. >> having a background check is not an intrusion on anyone's second amendment rights. and most of my constituents, and i am gratified to learn, most virginians think that is a reasonable measure to protect the public. >> a majority also would support putting armed police officers in
KICU
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
with vice president joe biden last week. the obama administration is seeking information from the industry on factors that influence violence following last month's shootings in newtown, conneticut. salaries for new grads are on the rise. the job market is still lagging, but starting salaries for 2012 college grads are up 3.4% according to a new survey. salaries in education grew the most, at 5.4% over last year. the average salary ranges from the mid-30s for health and human service jobs to 60 thousand dollars for engineering grads. the famous grauman chinese theater in hollywood has a new name. it will now be called the tcl chinese theater, after chinese tv-maker tcl bought naming rights to the 85-year- old theater. it is an icon of hollywood and draws about 4 million visitors each year for red-carpet premiers. tcl's ceo hopes a hollywood presence will increase the company's profile and better connect the cultures of china and north america. still to come, zoning in on the trading floor. a look at how traders pushed to take big bets. that's later. but first, the shocking truth o
KCSMMHZ
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
to defend itself. >> karzai met with u.s. president barack obama last week in washington. the two sides have agreed that afghan forces will take the lead in security operations starting this spring. u.s. troops will transition to a support role. unmanned drones help international forces in afghanistan collect intelligence on the 5,000 occasions last year. but afghan forces have lacked that technology, forcing them to rely on foreign allies for intelligence. international combat troops are scheduled to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. time is running out to improve the capabilities of the of began military. and that wraps up our bulletin for today. >>> emerging economic powers still struggling with poverty. emboldened citizens still demanding democracy. the threat of violence, the push for peace, the shadow of conflict. get news and insight on south and southeast asia every weekday live from bangkok only on nhk world "newsline." >>> the candidate of prime minister abe approved a budget to bolster the flagging economy. if approved by parliament, the budget would enable abe's a
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> some other big cabinet announcements this week, with president obama nominating former nebraska senator chuck hagel as defense secretary and white house counterterror chief john brennan to run the cia. the two join last month's choice, massachusetts senator john kerry, to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. we're back with dan henninger, wall street journal foreign affairs breath stevens and matt comiskey joins the panel. and matt, we had leon panetta, bob carey and hillary clinton as secretary of state. and very different choices in mindset and stature than these three. what defines this new team. i think it's pretty much defined by a couple of things. much more dovish, should america be involved in the world beyond, how assertive should we be. chuck hagel throughout his career in the senate and afterwards. almost a viewpoint that we-- >> despite being a republican. >> absolutely, and i think that's what's misleading here in a way. he doesn't agree with the mainstream republican party, he's being put forward as a bipartisan sort of pick, but throughout his time in pu
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
recommendations handed to president obama next week. >>> throw on the purple and put on the game face. ravens leave tore denver for a critical playoff game and ravens fans are not far behind. we are live showing you how they will be heading out to the mile high city. >> what better way to show your pride than wearing 52. find out where ray lewis ranks in the hottest nfl jerseys. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. we have to get you ready for today. we have our purple on. it's playoff purple friday. and how is the weather going to be out there mike masco is here to take a look. >> we are talking about temperatures starting out on the chilly side but 60s close to 70s on the weekend. we barbecuing? good idea. >> i like that. >> 34 right now -- right now at joppa. annapolis 37. and it's on the chilly side and things are going to be cloudy during the duration of the afternoon. weather headlines reflects cloudy skies. showers develop after the 2:00 hour and bank on the idea of a foggy friday night. but it's about the mild ride into the weekend where temperatu
PBS
Jan 13, 2013 3:30pm PST
, and the first vietnam veteran to lead the department. >> president obama announced this week his choice for secretary of defense. former two-term senator from nebraska, chuck hagel. get this. unlike president obama, the democrat, hagel is a republican. hagel voted for the war in iraq in 2003. senator hagel became a vocal critic of the war's management. also, israel backers are incensed by senator hagel's words really israel. hagel said, "the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here. not an israeli senator." republican senator lindsey graham is no fan of chuck hagel. >> chuck hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most an tag aning to antagonistic. he has said not only must we negotiate with hamas this is an in your face nomination to all of us who are supportive of israel. >> anti-hagel television ads are now airing. >> while president obama says all options are on the table for prevent ago nuclear iran, hagel says military action is not a viable, feasible responsible option. president obama, secretary of defense chuck hagel is not a responsible opti
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 2:30pm EST
-span2. live coverage of that meeting on c-span2. >> this week, president obama made a number of nominations to his cabinet, including the current white house chief of staff, jack lew, to head up the treasury department. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, accompanied by secretary timothy geiger and mr. jacob lew. >> good afternoon, everybody. please have a seat. a little more than four years ago, i stood with mr. tim geithner and denounced him as my first nominee to my cabinet. we were barely two months into the financial crisis. the stock market had greater and the housing market had cratered as well. bank after bank was on the verge of collapse. worst of all, more than 800,000 americans would lose their jobs in just that month. and the bottom was not yet in sight. i could not blamed him when he tried to tell me he was not the right guy for the job. [applause] but i knew that his extensive experience with economic policy made him qualified. i knew he could hit the ground running. he had just spent several sleepless and chaotic weeks emerged in the crisi
KRON
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> will be back with more and a minute. >> president obama will be holding a press conference at 815 this morning. we hear he will be making remarks about his final weeks of his first term in part in his presidency. his second term begins one week from today. another developing story and maryland more than 20 experts will be meeting at a summit on reducing the imbalance and america. new york city michael bloomberg will be speaking. tomorrow vice president bided well offer his recommendations of the white house on how to deal with gun violence in the u.s.. >> residents and the town conn are facing a difficult decision one month after the tragic shooting at sandy hook elementary school. should the building be torn down turned to the mehserle museum or should be reopened? residents packed a high school auditorium to discuss the issue as the town struggles to deal with the tragedy. opinions vary on what to be dealt with the building. the town's sensibility traged >> my own opinion is i don't wanna see the land and buildings stay empty. >> president obama has made it clear that he is read
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
capitol hill over the weekend, but now the focus this week will be inside the capitol. president obama among them an those cabinet nominations including chuck hagel for secretary of defense, both democrats and republicans here still have a lot of questions about hagel and his views. they plan to ask those questions at the confirmation hearings. also congress has got to deal with the debt ceiling. we're hitting it yet again. sometime in mid-february, authorities believe. and this time it looks like republicans will be pushing for cuts and social will be on the table. finally, you mentioned vice president biden meeting today with cabinet members to finalize recommendations on guns including pushing for an assault weapons ban, but also what he said is a comprehensive approach to gun control. the nra and others don't believe in assault weapons ban can pass in congress. we'll get his recommendations tomorrow. >> thank you. >>> colin powell is speaking out on nbc's "meet the press" he endorsed chuck hagel to be the new defense secretary. he said hagel would do a great job at the pentagon. po
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
. insiders say he could present findings next week. mr. obama indicated support for among other things ban on assault weapons. new restrictions on magazines and loophole free background check. national data base to track weapons and increase mental health efforts. >> there is a wide consensus in the gun safety area that should be done around the table. >> he will meet with the other side, even an official from the national rifle association that opposes attempt to restrict gun rights. they proclaimed january 19 gun appreciation day. they want a big show of support at gun show, stores and shooting ranges. the group leader said if the american people don't fight back now, obama will do to the second amendment what he did to the first. gut it without a moment's thought. after the meeting they fired back at opponents. >> the debate over the second amendment is a distraction that gun lobby is trying to create from a sensible discussion of real solution that the american public supports. >> the nra and other pro gun groups insist on examination of culture, specifically the video game industry. >
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 1:00am PST
president obama's inauguration a week from tomorrow. ♪ >> there is the president now. >> it was a rehearsal with hundreds of band members, military personnel, media, and law enforcement taking part. they used stand-ins right there for the president and the first lady. meanwhile, the military is getting ready to make sure everyone stays safe. >> on the morning of the inauguration, the biggest movement you'll see is the pentagon south parking lot where they will screen all of the buses and 10,000 total parade participants. >>> washington, d.c., expecting hundreds of thousands of people for the inauguration. it starts next sunday morning and will lead up to the official swearing in of the president for his second term on monday all the way through the official inaugural balls monday night. >>> now to the big stories in the week ahead. from the white house to wall street our correspondents tell you what you need to know. we begin tonight with the president's plans for the week. >> reporter: i'm brianna keilar at the white house. on monday president obama will participate in an ambassa
PBS
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
ethical and just. >>> also this week, obama chose his chief of staff jack lew, an orthodox jew, to head the treasury department. >>> plans are being completed for president obama's second inaugural, but controversy has already prompted a change. atlanta evangelical pastor louie giglio was selected to give the benediction, but he bowed out after some activist groups criticized a sermon he gave in the 1990s against homosexuality. giglio said he didn't want the uproar to become a distraction. myrlie evers-williams, widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers, will deliver the invocation. as he did four years ago, president obama will use abraham lincoln's bible when he takes the oath of office. and this time, he will also use a bible of reverend martin luther king, jr. 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of king's march on washington and the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. >>> washington's national cathedral announced this week that it will begin performing same-sex marriages, effective immediately. the cathedral's dean gary hall admitted that gay marriage is a point of
CNN
Jan 13, 2013 11:30am PST
. president obama's second swearing-in is just over a week away and we're in d.c. live with the latest on the party preps and the inside details. >>> plus anything can happen at the golden globes. we're breaking down some of the odds, pick your favorites and find out what our expert is predicting. ] imagine skin so healthy, it never gets dry again. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. that's healthy skin for life. only from aveeno. nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping officeyour business needs...k... at prices that keep you...out of the red. this week get a bonus $15 itunes gift card with any qualifying $75 ink purcha
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
inside pakistan in less than two weeks. the obama administration has begun 2013 with a flurry of drone attacks inside pakistan, raising speculation is accelerating the bombings before its capacity to carry them out is diminished with a planned withdrawal from afghanistan by the end of next year. according to a tally by the website long war journal, u.s. drones have already killed as many as 11 civilians and 30 suspected militants in the first 10 days of the year. confirmed, that would mean a death ratio of more than one civilian for every three suspected militants. it would also already exceed the official civilian death toll for 2012, though that number is likely to small because u.s. policy deems all adult males as militants unless contrary evidence emerges after their deaths. according to the washington post, the future stationing of cia bases that launch the drone strikes will be among the topics discussed by the white house and afghan president karzai during karzai's current visit to washington. the obama administration has reportedly set its expectations low for passage of a new
CW
Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
the mass of fire ball, damage was under $5,000. >>> president obama's second inauguration is two weeks away as the ceremony will be more low key than the first one. four years ago nearly 2 million people crowded on to the national mall to watch the nation's first african american president take the oath of office. and this time officials expect the crowd to be a third of that. a part of the reason is that the president's second inaugural is not the historic event that the second one was. >>> president obama is facingresistance for the potential cabinet nominee. he's expected to nominate chuck hagel as secretary of defense. they explain why some of the fellow republicans oppose him. >> chuck hagel has two terms under his belt as the republican from nebraska. he is also a decorated vietnam war with two purple hearts. those qualifications are among the reasons that president obama is considering them to be the next secretary. and today the republican called hagel an in your face pit and one that he strongly opposes. >> and chuck hagel would be the most antagonistic defense towards t
LINKTV
Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
week when president obama signed the national defense authorization act or ndaa. the bill bars the use of federal funds to transfer guantanamo prisoners to u.s. soil, even for criminal trial. it also includes restrictions on the executive branch's authority to transfer detainees to a foreign country. president obama says he signed the ndaa's renewal despite his objections to the guantanamo provisions. in a signing statement, he said the president has constitutional power to override these restrictions. he made a similar kind any signed last year's version of the bill, but still not delivered on promises to close guantanamo. it was four years ago this month, just after his first inauguration in 2009, the president obama vowed to close the prison no more than a year later. >> in order to affect the proper disposition of individuals currently detained by the department of defense at guantanamo, and promptly to close the detention facility at guantanamo consistent with a national-security and foreign- policy interests of the united states and interest of justice, i hereby order. we the
FOX
Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
again use afghanistan to launch attacks against our country. >> chris: president obama, this week, announcing a faster timetable for getting out of afghanistan. time now for our sunday group, brit hume, fox news senior political analyst. bob woodward, of the "washington post," and author of the book "the price of politics." bill kristol of the weekly standard. and, former democratic senator evan byah. well, the president made it clear that week that if it is not a rush for the exits in afghanistan, it is certainly a brisk walk in that direction, bret. he sped up the timetable for moving from a lean combat role to an advisory mission and all signs are he'll commit fewer troops to afghanistan after 2014, than u.s. commanders want. question, two questions: what do you make of that and what do you make of all of this talk as we discussed with the senators, a light footprint of foreign policy in the second term? >> i hope the president is right and we're near the moment, as he suggests, where we can say mission accomplished in afghanistan, al qaeda can never run free here again and use
Comedy Central
Jan 11, 2013 1:30am PST
happy about, folks: obama's failed second term. it doesn't start for two weeks and it is a disaster. point is, i gave it a chance. even members of obama's cabinet are jumping off the s.s. barack like rats leaving for an opportunity in the private sector. [ laughter ] but the thing that disturbs me and my fellow pundits with air time to fill, is who obama has picked to replace them. >> have a look at this picture. ask yourself. look closely. what's missing? >> do you notice something? there are no women in the picture. >> where have the women gone? >> it shows the president with senior advisers in the oval office, all of them are male. >> stephen: those four white guys are right. [ laughter ] this is the 21st century. when filling his cabinet, there's only one question he should be asking: >> hey, where the white women at? [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] >> stephen: that's true. folks, look. this picture is damning. and i don't care if 43% of obama's appointees have been women. they're not in this photo. i live by one rule. if i can't see it, it does not exist-- oh, my god! where'
KRON
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
-president joe biden plans to meet with president obama next week to talk possible gun legislation. biden will deliver recommendations to the president on ways to prevent incidents like the connecticut school shootings. biden has been meeting with those on all sides of the issue. including an video game makers. biden says that he is interested in technology that would keep a gun from being fired by anyone other than the person who bought it. biden says that if the connecticut shooter has not [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 delicious flavors of yoplait light, now at 90 calories each. yoplait, it is so good! yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receive
NBC
Jan 15, 2013 4:00am PST
state's ban on assault weapons. the assembly votes later today. >>> this week president obama is expected to make an announcement about a comprehensive plan to reduce gun violence including a push for major legislation to include background checks. at a news conference on monday, mr. obama promised to act alone if necessary. >> but i'm confident there's some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president. >> the president could use executive powers on 19 separate actions to bypass congress. >>> in newtown, connecticut, monday grieving family members of 11 victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting announced plans for an a anti-violence campaign. the nonprofit group, sandy hook promise, will focus on mental health, school safety and gun responsibility. >> the middle ground and the answers, i actually think will come from gun owners themselves. those are the people that understand where the limits are, what's reasonable, what's responsible and what isn't. >> the national rifle association says they're doing their part t
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
hours ago. last week the obama administration discourage this trip which the pair call a private humanitarian mission. >>> so, how much dough will hostess make on its bread brands? the "wall street journal" is reporting flower's food and another one are in talks to buy wonderer bread and nature's pride for an estimated $350 million. a lot of dough. >>> starting this month washington is the first state to charge electric vehicle owners $100 a year to pay for wear and tear on state roads a fee that's collected on gas tax. >>> from careercast enlisted military personnel have the most stressful jobs in the country. >>> so where do you want to spend your stress free days in retirement? for the fifth year in a row, ecuador was the top foreign retirement destination for folks from u.s. and canada due to its affordability, weather and welcoming cu welcoming culture. >>> this year tokyo restaurant owner she would out $1.7 million for one bluefin tuna. i wonder if he ate it. nfl playoff picture is set for next week. which teams advanced and why the pga tour opener can't get off the ground.
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
celebrations that surround the second inauguration for president obama. every week, viewers vote for your choice online. and this the friday lightning round. this week, inauguration corporate donations won 4% of the votes. back with the panel. at one point, corporate donations were off-limits for this deal. now they are on. charles? >> off-limits if it's your first inaugural and you have to run again. on limits if it's the second and you don't care. this is with everything that obama is doing domestic and foreign. he no longer has to show the pretense so he can dispense with the niceties. >> bret: kirsten? >> i'm torn on this one. you don't want the government paying for it. so i guess the preference is corporations pay for it. or you can cancel it. those are sort of your options. if i have to choose one of those i'll go with the corporate donors. i don't know what else you're supposed to do. it's better than having the taxpayers pay for it. >> corporate donor, you owe them. that's the problem. >> i think that is what the whole system is based on. unfortunately. that's why we need campaig
KRON
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
this week. >> president obama and the first family are back in washington tonight. after wrapping up their holiday vacation in hawaii. air force one touched down at joint base andrews in maryland earlier this morning. the president interrupted his vacation by flying back to washington to settle the fiscal cliff negotiations. now. he's back to face new battles over spending cuts and raising the country's debt ceiling. elizabeth corridan has more on that. >> "i believe we need to raise the debt ceiling, but if we don't raise it without a plan to get out of debt, all of us should be fired." if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e- mail us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m >> reporter: strong words for a new congress, the new years deadline for the so-called "fiscal cliff" has come and gone. now lawmakers start a new session under pressure to avert another financial crisis - this time over raising the debt ceiling. if an agreement isn't reached by late february or early march, the united states risks defaulting on its financial obligations. the argument this time around will b
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
. obama has the clout to win the fights he is taking on. and our power player of the week. wife of a washington insider makes her own mark. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again from fox news in washington. in the wake of a newtown school shootings, washington is getting ready for a battle over how to prevent more acts of mass violence. joining me now are two people of the center of what is likely to be one of the first big political issues this year. larry pratt executive director for gun other thans of america and neera, president of the center for american progress. welcome to both of you to "fox news sunday." >> thank you. >> thanks. >> chris: i want to put up remarkable numbers i saw. the nra contributed 20 million today's federal campaigns last year, $20 million and gun control groups gave $4,000. and 50% of the members of the new congress, in fact, more than half have an a rating from the nra. given all of that, how do you and other groups that feel as you you to hope to take on the gun lobby in practical terms? how do you match their money and their clout on capitol
KRON
Jan 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
relationship during their time together in the u-s senate. over the next couple of weeks both obama and hagel will likely face a lot of questions on where hagel stands on many key issues as the country transitions into the future. >> president obama has signed a financial aid package. the congressional package for more funds will face tough scrutiny as it looks for more spending and debt. the bay area saw it's own days of damage after some brutal storms. this is video from our kron archive from more than 30 years ago. flooding damage nearly wiped out highway 9 in the santa cruz moutains and destroyed homes. officials worked to help minimize the flooding damage over the years but as you can see in video from 19-95. more floods! quite a flash back! but none of that in our future right brian? >> clouds will increase after midnight. we will get clouds with mostly cloudy to start for tomorrow. clouds will clear as market towards the afternoon. mostly sunny. even the low 60s. that is what the futurecast is showing. a cold morning. we will still see 30's indicated by the pink. as we go for the late
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 5:30am EST
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NBC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
unpopular war. president karzai has a four day meeting with president obama that starts next week. >> so sobering news from the national oceanic and atmospheric administration. 2012 was the hottest year on record in the lower 48 states. with an average temperature at 55.3 degrees. now that shattered the previous record set in 1998 by a full degree while the majority of the country saw above average temperatures including las vegas and boise, cities like los angeles and seattle saw below average readings. 2012 was the second worst year for extreme weather events. human activity especially the burning of fossil fuels is contributing to changes in the u.s. climate. >>> today, the debate over what to do over gun violence continues in washington with the launch of vice president's biden's task force. yesterday, gabrielle giffords marked the two-year anniversary of the shooting which she narrowly survived by joining the call for more action. nbc's tracie potts joins us live with the details. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: richard, good morning. congresswoman giffords marking the occasion w
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> only two weeks to go now until the obama administration begins. the second obama administration two weeks to go until the ceremonial swearing in of president obama and vice president biden at the u.s. capitol. it will happen on monday, january 21st. now, that is also martin luther king day. interesting, though. the constitution says the president has to be sworn in specifically on the 20th day of january, not the 21st. but the 20th of january falls on a sunday this year. so they have decided to do this as kind of a two-step. on sunday, the 20th, chief justice john roberts will swear in president obama for his second term. but they'll do it at an official, small ceremony at the white house at noon on sunday. the following day, on monday, that will be the whole pomp and circumstance giant event. but that second swearing in ceremony, the big one on the day with everybody there, that is going to be ceremonial, because the real one will have happened the day before. it's kind of weird, right? that this is the second time president obama and chi
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Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
weeks. we will be taking up the obama assault on the second amendment with his presidential power, by talking with trey gowdy and peter jensen. also tonight, a live report on big news out of washington. president obama officially nominating jack lew to head up the treasury department. shannon bream handles that for us. we will take an in-depth look at what has become an epidemic in this country. doctor robbie ludwig joins us on the psychology of what is a culture. what some call human graffiti. and secretary geithner not winning resounding support from republicans despite the fact that is budget director in the clinton administration, he presided over three straight balanced budgets. shannon bream has our report. reporter: >> i cannot think of a better person to continue then jack lew. reporter: president obama signaling plans to continue by nominating jack lew. he has handled a string of issues that has impacted the economy. >> he presided over three budget surpluses in a row. for all the talk out there about deficit reduction, making sure our books are balanced, he is a guy who did
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Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
violence in america. he wants to give his proposals to president obama by tuesday of next week. he said why it is important act now. >> nothing that has gotten to the heart of the matter more than the visual image of six year-old kids riddle. not shot with a stray bullet, but rattled. >> of the comments came on the same day that a student was shot and wounded at a california high school where another was taken into custody. for more, the vice president was meeting in the white house as we were getting news that there was yet another school shooting, and there is a real sense of urgency that is still there. >> we saw president obama after the shooting a visibly upset, saying he would use the power of his office to act on gun- control and do it quickly. he asked joe biden to convene with a sense of urgency. they had been meeting to move things forward quickly. they want to get in that space while people are still shocked about the killings. the tragic irony is that while he was meeting people and talking about it today, on the west coast, somebody else was firing at a school. >> he w
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
attacks against our country. >> chris: president obama this week announcing a faster time table forgetting out of or our sunday group. brit hume, fox news senior political analyst. bob woodward of the washington post and author of the book the price of politics. bill kristol of the weekly standard and former democratic senator evan bayh. the president made it clear this week if it is not a rush for the eastboundities in afghanistan it is -- exits in afghanistan it is a brisk walk in that direction, brit. he sped up the time table for moving from a lead combat role to an advisory mission and all signs are he will commit fewer troops to afghanistan after 2014 than u.s. commanders want. question, or two questions. what do you make of that and what do you make of all this talk as we discuss with the two senators about pursuing a light footprint foreign policy in the second term? >> i hope the president is right. i hope we are near the moment where as he suggests where we can say mission accomplished in afghanistan and al-qaeda can never run free here again and use afghanistan as a b
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Jan 11, 2013 7:30am EST
. they'll share their findings next week with president obama. >> there's a real, very tight window to do this. i committed to him i'd have his recommendations to him by tuesday. >> bind met with representatives of the national rifle association and other organizations that oppose new controls on guns and ammunition. he said the team is exploring a ban on selling high-capacity gun magazines. he also said the government wants tighter background checks on people buying guns. the nra and other groups say such controls infringe on their constitutional right to bear arms. >>> the suicide of a star high school basketball player in japan is generating nationwide attention and raising questions about physical abuse in schools. the student left behind a note saying the teacher who coached his club team beat him on a number of occasions. the teacher defended his actions saying it was sports discipline. nhk world reports. >> reporter: members of the osaka board of education have spoken again and again about the loss of one of their students. the high school basketball player committed suicide last m
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
in place for obstruction 2.0 once president obama is sworn in next week? msnbc contributor ari melber has an interesting take on that and joins us right now. want to hear it. >> as you said, a week from tomorrow, president obama will deliver that inaugural address, a time to outline a governing philosophy that will guide the next term but this is a little different. obama faces a gop opposition that's not only opposed to the his governing philosophy, many republicans are increasingly opposed to governing itself. take a look at the republican actions just recently since obama was re-elected. they pushed the economy to the edge of the fiscal cliff and they threatened to make the u.s. go into default or shut down the government if they don't get policy concessions. they fiercely oppose potential picks for obama's cabinet from susan rice, of course, to people who withdrew to people who had strong gop support up until they were affiliated with president obama like chuck hagel and jack lew and republicans delayed 85% of the planned relief funding for hurricane sandy. that, of course,
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Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
task force this week. president obama asked biden's group to provide recommendations on how to avoid mass shootings like the one that left 20 chirp dead last month in newtown, connecticut. >>> immigrants who are in illinois illegally will soon get a green light to drive legally. this an, the state house approved legislation to grant tetch rare driver's license and the governor is expected to sipe it. advocates say it will improve safety requiring migrants to take driving tests. two other states washington and new mexico already have such silences. >>> one fellow senator sell majority leader harry reid is "often idiot." we will tell you why. you bailed out aig. they are trying to make you pay again. searing for a bank designed for investors like you? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 schwab bank was built with all e value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit ches with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and manage your cash and investments tdd#: 1-800-345-
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Jan 13, 2013 12:00pm PST
of the performers and we were talking about beyonce earlier last week. major obama supporter. then we have kelly clarkson. she is a ron paul supporter. >> she is. when the president calls and says please come sing i think you definitely want to perform. you have james taylor and the kids concert, alisha keys, john legend, usher, smoky robinson, the cast of "glee." >> plans on the ground, talk about that. i remember four years ago you couldn't move. you had to get out of your bed at 3:00 a.m. to get down to the mall in time because even the subways were so full. what do they expect this time around? >> last time it was 1.8 million people. this time around they are expecting around 600,000 to 800,000 people. it will be smaller but no less grand. i think obviously d.c. is really preparing for all of those things and you have to prepare early. hopefully there won't be problems trying to get into the gates like there was last time for the swearing in ceremony and then we had the ticket master drama. >> the tickets are supposed to be free but now people are able to buy them as much as 2 gra
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Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
president hamid karzai is set to is sit down with president obama in washington this week. according to the analysts the biggest topic of discussion will likely be the u.s. force that remains inside afghanistan after the military starts its drawdown next year. the afghan president has insistd that all remaining american soldiers should follow afghan law while president obama has called that a deal breaker and for are any potential security agreement. robert young peloton is with us. he has just come back from afghanistan. he is an author and filmmaker. he was spending weeks with u.s. special forces hunting taliban militants. good afternoon. >> hi, how are you doing? >> shepard: he blames us for everything. why in the world would the president talk to him? >> you have to watch his game. he is looking forward to releasing all of the 3,000 or so prisoners while u.s. forces are busy putting them in jail. he knows he will not get the north so he decided to bring the taliban back into the government. these things won't be discussed too openly as he begs president obama to keep troops there and i
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Jan 12, 2013 11:30am PST
weeks we need more time for a topic like this. next on news watch, mr. obama's cabinet pick is getting interesting media attention. >> president obama out to rebuild his cabinet. his choices a bit controversial. has the press already passed on his picks or is there a battle ahead? answer is next on news watch. your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and they have six grams of sugars. with fifteen grams of protein to help manage hunger... look who's getting smart about her weight. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male annou
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Jan 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
took the week off. nevertheless, it's been a very busy one here in washington. president obama made two major cabinet announcements in chuck hagel and just yesterday jack lew and while not a cabinet position, the president nominated john brennan to head the cia. all three posts need to be confirmed when the senate gets back to work. and speaking of approval, the president will kick off his second term seven points more popular than the first-term average flying in the face of history, though it's still early. five of the seven u.s. presidents re-elected since world war ii have been less popular in the second terms. so can the president use early momentum to push the policy agenda? let's spin. guys, i have been saying for a while now i think that his second term he's going the see a lot more pushback from the friends on the left than his foes on the right. for one, he's been re-elected. i think the gop has generally resigned themselves to the fact that they're going to be four more years to obama and they have a little less incentive to hang him for every misstep he has but democrats
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Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
under the obama administration in light of this week's nomination of john brennan as director of the cia. brennan, who is currently obama's top counter-terrorism adviser, withdrew from consideration for the same position in 2008 amidst protests over his role of the agency under george w. bush. brennan had publicly supported the cia's policies of so-called enhanced to arrogation techniques and assure their rendition. -- enhanced interrogation techniques and extraordinary rendition. on the front of a for the christmas long weekend, three european men of somali descent appeared briefly in new york courtroom. two were from sweden, the third man was a longtime resident of britain. their whereabouts have been unknown for months. according to the washington post, the men were arrested in the east african country of djibouti on a "murky pretext" in august. there then questioned by u.s. interrogators before secretly being indicted by a u.s. grand jury and flown to the u.s. for trial. >> the men are accused of supporting the al-shabab militia, which the u.s. considers a terrorist group, de
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
other proposals to leave up to 20,000 troops behind. president obama is scheduled to discuss post-2014 troop levels with afghan president karzai later this week. the united nations' world food program continues to warn its been unable to meet the demands of the millions of syrians who require assistance. the u.n. is currently feeding some 1.5 million people in syria, but around 2.5 million are believed to be in need. on tuesday, a spokesperson for u.n. secretary-general ban ki- moon said aid workers have been unable to reach less than half of those requiring food aid. >> humanitarian partners continue to reach hundreds of thousands of people in syria. road closures, fuel shortages, and lack of access to conflict affected areas. since the beginning of january, the world food program has reached 800,000 people, and hopes to reach 1.5 million people with food distributions in syria this month. it is estimated 2.5 million people are in need of food assistance in syria. >> venezuela has delayed the third term swearing-in ceremony of president hugo chÁvez as he continues to receive med
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Jan 14, 2013 12:00am PST
 chris: welcome back. we are just a week away from the inauguration. and president obama's no doubt well along in composing his address. will he make one for history? will the model for most of americans what many consider the greatest speech in american history is abraham lincoln's second inaugural. lincoln spoke to the great divisions the country faced then. toward the end of the civil war. here's a diagramization. >> with malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as god gives us to see the right. let us strive on to finish the work we are in. to bind up the nation's wounds. to care for him who shall have born the battle and for his widow and his orphan. to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves. chris: liz, we got divisions but nothing like the civil war. 600,000 people dead. but this -- will the president offer a unified theme or laundry list in this inaugural? >> i think it's safe to say that he's going to try to find some kind of uniting theme to bring the country together. and to create a sense of purpose, common pu
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Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
votes later today. >>> this week president obama is expected to make an announcement about a comprehensive plan including a push for major legislation to expand background checks and limit assault weapons and ammunition. at a news conference monday, mr. obama promised to act alone, if necessary. >> and i'm confident that there are some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president. >> the president could use executive powers on 19 separate actions to bypass congress. >>> in newtown, connecticut, monday grieving family members of 11 victim of the sandy hook elementary school shooting announced plans for an anti-violence campaign. the nonprofit group sandy hook promise will focus on mental health, school safety and gun responsibility. >> the middle ground and the answers i actually think are going to come from gun owners themselves. those are the people that understand where the limits are, what's reasonable, what's responsible and what isn't. >> last night on "the rachel maddow show," rachel asked the parents of 6-year-old
KRON
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm PST
. biden's task force has been talking with several stakeholders in the gun debate this week. president obama called for the creation of the task force after the shooting tragedy in newtown, connecticut. biden says several groups are in support of universal background checks for all gun buyers. that includes people who purchase firearms through private sales. he's expected to hand in his recommendations to the president next week. the new boeing 7-87 dreamliner. made it's local debut at san jose airport today. >> reporter: this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc-7 news - as the plane came in for a landing. kron4's haaziq madyun gives you an up-close look at the new jetliner. you are looking at video of the inside of boeing's 787 dreamlinera state of the art aircraftthat the all nippon airlines will now fly in and out of san jose mineta intl airportwith direct flights to japan this is the historic inaugural flight arriving here at gate 15 the 787 is the big brother of boeing's 767 airplaneand although it is 30% larger than conventional planesthe dreamliner significantly li
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Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
reducing gun violence until tuesday, and biden said this week, president obama could use an executive order to implement some safety measures, but this morning, republican senator lindsey graham said that an executive order like that would run into bipartisan opposition in the congress. >> harris? >> yeah, and as sources said, peter, much like the fight we saw against an executive order or any push there about on health care in this country. peter doocy, thank you very much. let's continue now, gun control is just one item on what is shaping up to be, what some say a very ambitious agenda for president obama's second term. the president of course, sworn in a week from today in a private ceremony, the public inauguration a week from tomorrow, from cabinet positions to the debt ceiling, and immigration reform. jennifer griffin takes a look at the president's agenda ahead. >> harris, first there will be the confirmation battle, some will be bruising, none more so than the president's pick for defense secretary, chuck hagel. those hearings could start as early as this week we're told by s
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Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
that would rule out the death penalty. >>> sources in washington say tonight that president obama called republican hagel fueling reports that -- defense secretary this week. the former senator toured with president obama. he faces a grilling. this past statements about israel, the cuban embargo and iraq bar have drawn fire. >> mr. hagel came out from the surge. said the war couldn't be won. no one has told us and we were fighting it in 2006. he delayed funding in 2007. >> chuck hagel if confirmed to be secretary of defense would be the most antagonistic secretary of state against the state of israel in our nation's history. >> hagel's service earned him two purple hearts. >>> president obama today signed into law legislation that set aside $9.7 billion to pay federal flood insurance claims to victims of super storm sandy. fema warned that without the additional funds it would run out of money to pay claims next week. lawmakers have yet to act on a proposed bill to set aside $51 billion worth of aid to address the effects of super storm sandy. john boehner has vowed to vote on tha
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Jan 13, 2013 8:00pm PST
preparing for president barack obama's inauguration later this month. obama is expected to be officially sworn in for his second term sunday january 20th as the consitution mandates. the public inauguration is scheduled for the following day monday january 21st. obama's inauguration committee announced last week that beyonce will sing the national anthem at the ceremony which will also feature performances from james taylor and kelly clarkson. after more than a month in a houston hospital. former president george h-w bush is close to being discharged. a spokesman said that hospital workers are hopeful that bush will be released in the next couple of days. bush was admitted to the hopsital in late november for bronchitis and ended up staying longer for treatment on a lingering cough and fever. during an event yesterday. his son. former florida governor jeb bush. told a crowd about the expected release. during the 41st president's stay he spent a lot of time watching texas football. some of the kennedy clan made a rare appearance in dallas on friday. that's the city where president john f.
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Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
executive actions are possible. insiders say he could present findings as soon as next week. mr. obama indicated support for a ban on military-style assault weapons. restrictions on high-capacity ammunition magazines, lou palfrey background checks and a national database to check weapons and increased mental health. >> a pretty wide consensus on three or 45 things in the gun safety area that could and should be done around the state. >> thursday by meet with the other side, sportsmen, hunting groups, and an official from the national rifle association which staunchly opposes restricting gun rights. the coalition has proclaimed january 19th and appreciation day. they want show of support at gun shows, stores, and shooting ranges. the leaders said, if the american people don't fight back now, obama will do with the second amendment what he has done to the first, got it without a moment's thought to our basic constitutional rights. after the meeting gun-control advocates fireback opponent. >> the whole debate of the second amendment is really just a distraction that the gun lobby i
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm PST
: good evening. this week we got a peek at the obama administration's second-term priorities, at home and abroad. look for more disputes over the economy, foreign policy, defense cuts and gun control in the weeks to come. but for now, we take measure of the combatants. first, new treasury secretary jack lew -- a veteran of the clinton and obama white houses - who will succeed timothy geithner. >> jack has my complete trust. i know i'm not alone in that. in the words of one former senator, "having lew on your team is the equivalent as a coach of having the luxury of putting somebody at almost any position and knowing he will do well." gwen: so what does lew's appointment tell the senators who must confirm him about what comes next in our epic budget fights? david? >> i think it tells us that the president anticipates that this year will be a year dealing with taxes and spending and deficits. it will be the fifth year in which we have a trillion dollar deficit and jack lew has been budget director in two administrations. unlike timothy geithner, he has very little experience in fin
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Jan 12, 2013 4:00am PST
, introduced her first bill. tweeting last week on the bill is to "repeal obama care in its xwir entirety." is the last election resonating at all with congressman bachmann? >> this is congresswoman bachmann advancing her views in a way that will go absolutely no where. zero prospect that will happen. but, again, when you have people in districts who are reflecting the most extreme elements in their own party, because primaries are where they face the greatest potential risk, this is what you get. and, you know, michele bachmann made her name as somebody on the right wing of the republican party who was especially aggressive and in your face to democrats and to president obama in particular, she certainly wants to maintain that reputation, and she is not going to get anywhere legislatively with this, but this doesn't -- given who she, what her identity is, probably doesn't hurt her that much politically. >> overall, john, is this a sign that we're off to a certain kind of start? did the 113th congress be as unproductive as 112th was? >> well, we've never left a position, alex, of
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Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
. the hearing is expected to take all week. >> president obama has signed a sober storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government pay flood insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session at shelled a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims. lawmakers a way, and on more than $50 billion in additional 78 later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. sums they are students vote will take the bus to school may not have a ride this wednesday. union leaders in york city bus drivers may go on strike strike this week leaving more the 150,000 public school students stranded. divers are negotiating a new contract. school officials have been preparing for a possible walkout by buying up in the public bus passes for each student affected. >> i bay area middle schools are making the grade as a maid state superintendent of public instruction, tore up for lack sends list of california's middle grade school to watch in 2013. union middle school a
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Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
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Jan 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
this week for bordon peterson. president obama did not have to look very far to find his new treasury secretary, jack lew. at the announcement, the president and outgoing treasury secretary timothy geithner. >> our economy is better positioned for tomorrow than most of those other countries hit by the financial crisis. the tough decisions tim made and carried out deserve a lot of credit for that. i understand that tim is ready for a break. obviously, we are sad to see him go, but i cannot think of a better person to continue tim 's work at treasury than jack lew. >> unlike most treasury secretaries, jack lew earn his stripes and a washington and not wall street. he worked for tip o'neill in the 1970's and 1980's, and was clinton's: the director in the 1990's. evan, what does this tell us about the physical fights ahead? >> the good news is that he knows washington bit bad news is that he will do exactly what obama tells him, and from all indications, obama will not do much about fiscal restraint. >> nina, your sense of jack lew and what lies ahead? >> i think i agree with evan, but le
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Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
. prosecutors are expected to call scores of witnesses this week as they out on their evidence in the case. holmeses attorney is expected to argue he has diminished capacity in the hearing could last all week. >> president obama has signed a super storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government tapes led insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session show a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims various lawmakers away and no more than $50 billion in additional sandy a later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. some new york students with a ride to school this morning may not have won by wednesday. union leaders say in your city bus driver may go on strike. that will mean more than 150,000 public school students will have to find another way to school. drivers are disputing the contract a mean some lost jobs. current contracts are set to expire at the end of june in the department has ari prepared for a walkout, by public bus fare cards
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Jan 13, 2013 10:30am EST
president this week and president obama held a conference with him talked about the progress in the war in afghanistan ahead of the u.s. withdrawal planned for 2014. their press conference lasted about 40 minutes. so mr. president welcome. we meet at a critical moment. the 33,000 additional forces that i ordered to afghanistan have served with honor, they've completed their mission and as promised returned home this past fall. the transition is well under way and soon nearly 90% of afghans will live in areas where afghanistan forces are be in the lead for their own security. this year will mark another milestone. afghan forces will take the lead for security across the entire country and by the end of next year, 2014, the transition will be complete. afghans will have full responsibility for their security and this war will come to a responsible end. this progress is only possible because of the incredible sacrifices of our troops and our diplomats, the forces of our many coalition partners, and the afghan people who have endured extraordinary hardship. in this war more than 2,000 of am
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm EST
gerry willis. in less than a week president obama will be sworn in for his second term, but it is the last days of is first stern that are raising alarms from demanding republicans immediately raise the debt ceiling and lori about that pesky out of control spending later to considering as many 19 different gun-control measures that he could in force as he gears up for his comprehensive plan tomorrow. our president seems to think of himself like a king and said that our elected officials. joining me now, former adviser to president george w. bush. senior fellow at the cato institute. i will start with you. here is the president back in 2006 on the idea of raising the debt limit. he said, the fact that we are here today to debate raising america's debt limit is a sign of our leaders failing in the u.s. government cannot pay its own bills and i intend to oppose the effort to increase the debt limit to and here he is begging for the debt limit to be raised now that he is president. >> i think that he was right several years ago when he talked about the size of fiscal irresponsibility, but
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Jan 14, 2013 5:00am PST
dead. >> president obama's inauguration is a week from today and rehearsals for the big event are underway. the marine band played and horses were down pennsylvania avenue and there were stand ins during a rehearsal. the president will take the oath of office next sunday privately and the public swearing in and the parade happen on monday. >> how coal. -- how cool. the bay area senior center without hot water for days. >> keeping watch under children's online contacts, a study reveals why it is especially critical for parents >> welcome back at 5:53 on monday morning. residents of a senior housing building have been without hot water they claim since a week ago on thursday. the problem is a town park towers 212-apartment building for low income seniors in san jose. >> i took a shower last night. half of the time, it was cold water coming. it is not even hot water, it is warm. i stopped right away. i was shaking. >> they just don't care. we are old people. who cares about us? >> in a statement e-mailed to abc7, the management says that the temporary replacement boiler system was in
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Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
hands? >>> one week away from president obama's second inaugural and all this week we're going to be looking back at great inaugural moments from the past. back in 1993 the 46-year-old bill clinton took the oath of office for the first time. he became the first baby boomer in the white house and told the country that change is not something to fear. >> when our founders boldly declared america's independence to the world and our purposes to the almighty, they knew that america to endure would have to change. not change for change sake, but change to preserve america's ideals, life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness. though we march to the music of our time, our mission is timeless. each generation of americans must define what it means to be an american. >> well, bill clinton, who had a history of being long-winded, went on to deliver what aides said was the third shortest inaugural address in american history. we'll be right back. absorb calcium, caltrate's double the d. it now has more than any other brand to help maximize calcium absorption. so caltrate women can move the world. >
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Jan 7, 2013 9:00am PST
it really okay if obama does it? last week a federal judge ruled the administration did not need to disclose internal communications about the drone program. the "new york times" and the aclu had filed requests in 2011 for the legal justification of these targeted killings, including the drone strike that killed anwar al alaki, an american citizen living in yemen. the white house denied that request for purposes of national security. the judge approved the administration's right to keep that information classified, but still questioned the drone program, writing, "i can find no way around the thicket of laws and precedents that effectively allow the executive brarchg of our government to proclaim as perfectly lawful certain actions that seem on their face incompatible with our constitution and laws, while keeping the reasons for their conclusion a secret." the judge went on to write in her ruling, "the alice in wonderland nature of this pronouncement is not lost on me." let us take a look down the rabbit hole. joining us now from washington is former state department spokesman and f
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
who did not. >> and less than two weeks until president obama is sworn in for a second term. the streets of washington, d.c. are preparing for the throngs of parades and glamorous falls. our report from -- glamorous and balls. a >> covering the nation tonight, star nfl linebacker was suffering from but the generative disease many took his own life last may. doctors conducted a study of three unidentified brains and found that he was suffering from a dramatic encephalopathy. seau's family says he exhibited symptoms in private and they became worse before he took his own life. pressure to release photographs taken of osama bin laden before and after the raid that killed him. a group argued before the u.s. court of appeals that the obama administration claims it releasing that information could harm national security, but the group says there is not a specific basis for that claim. the appeals panel is concerned that the images could be used by al-qaeda for anti-american propaganda. >> meanwhile, the movie about the killing of osama bin laden, "zero dark thirty" is nominated for bes
CNBC
Jan 13, 2013 7:30pm EST
making news as we head into a new week kwgsz on the money" a changing of the guard at the most important post in the obama administration. the president nominated his chief of staff, jack lew to, replace timothy geithner. lew has been the budget director for both presidentses clinton and obama. he is viewed as a experienced and hand in negotiations but does not have strong ties to wall street. it is likely he will be confirmed by the senate. >>> the dow jones industrial average continued to rise on earnings news through the week. the s&p 500, in fact, closed at a new five-year high thursday. earnings season is under way, and dow component alcoa kicked off. profits in line at alcoa, while revenues were better than analysts expected. financial giant, wells fargo, beat expectations, as did american express. apple is said to be considering a cheaper version of the iphone. the iphone 5 costs about $200 with a contract with a wireless carrier. the less expensive version would have a plastic body. >>> the debt ceiling, the new treasury secretary, so will washington be an obstacle to the markets
KCSMMHZ
Jan 15, 2013 2:30pm PST
that when we return. >> welcome back. in the u.s., barack obama says he will present a plan this week for cutting gun violence and month after the newtown massacre. >> it is thought the plan might include a ban on assault weapons, and there could be tighter controls on high- capacity ammunition clips as well as tougher background checks. >> what of the measure, one thing is for sure -- they will be controversial. here's a look at the latest data on guns in the u.s. and how they compare with europe. >> despite recurring shooting rampages, most recently in newtown, connecticut, before that in aurora, colorado, many americans still reject gun control. they say the right to bear arms is guaranteed by the u.s. constitution. the un estimates america has 88 guns for every 100 residents. guns are involved in about 30 murders per million residents. the contrast with europe is dramatic. britain has just 6.2 tons per hundred and less than one gun murder per million. germany has about 30 firearms per 100 residents. france even more, but relatively few gun murders. in germany, the high number of g
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
president obama will soon meet with hamid karzai the president of afghanistan. karzai's week in washington has included a dinner with secretary of state hillary clinton and a meeting with outgoing defense secretary leon panetta, but face time with president obama is the meeting that could make headlines because u.s. troop levels in afghanistan will likely be a key topic. so, let's bring in white house correspondent dan lothian. what's expected to come out of this meeting? >> reporter: well, first of all, it's a chance for both of these leaders to sit down and talk about the future of afghanistan, both economically, the transition that will take place and militarily. the big discussion obviously is what the u.s. footprint will look like in afghanistan after 2014. president obama during his first campaign and the last campaign promised to withdraw troops from afghanistan. it was part of his overall military strategy ending the war in iraq, winding down the war, and ending it in afghanistan. and so this big question, will there be some troops left in afghanistan after 2014. there's been talk
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
week president obama will take the oath of office for his second term, but his inaugural committee is struggling to replace one key speaker, pastor louie giglio will no longer give the bendiction over criticism of a sermon he gave in the '90s over homosexuality. joining me now are wayne bessen the executive direct of truth wins out a nonprofit group that fights what it calls, quote, anti-gay extreme and senior sprig a senior fellow from the family research council, welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> wayne, why the objection to this pastor? >> there are a lot of pastors in this country who are pro-gay, are progressive who aren't anti-gay and gave horrible sermons that basically dehuman nice and demonize an entire group of people. there are people who not the progressive wing but there are those who are even baptists, for example. the president could have gone to the interfaith alliance, he could have gone to the auburn theological seminary and their groundswell program and found real preachers that were inclusive instead of exclusive who accepted everybody and didn'
CNN
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
cameo appearance, the official inauguration pop-up store opened for business this week. >> i'm willing to help you. >> t-shirts, teddy bears, hats and tube socks. not just any tube socks, mind you. official tube socks. obama supporters can also pick up a medallion coin set for $7,500. >> a small piece of history that you can keep. >> for the budget conscious -- >> buttons. people are buying buttons. >> my merchandise, my buttons. >> everybody wants these buttons today. >> for just $2.50 a pop. barack buttons, biden buttons and if you're doing it up big, bo buttons. >> this one is the old one from the first family. i really like this one. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you. >> fewer people are expected for the second obama inaugural and there are fewer activities, as well. but a die-hard obama fan with the right hat can party anywhere she wants. thanks for watching "state of the union." i'm candy crowley in washington. head to cnn.com/sotu for extras and analysis. if you missed any part of today's show, just search us on itunes. >>> this is "gps" the global public s
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 9:00pm EST
. the details, and president obama getting his second term administration in order to weeks before inauguration day. i will break down by one of his picks has me asking a lots and lots of questions. ♪ many of my patients still clean their dentures with toothpaste. but they have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. deal with the debt ceiling? >> the fiscal cliff did not fix the debt. is this tax policy or fixing in debt and deficit? and but i was a big supporter to say we got it deal with debt and deficit. >> you voted against the fiscal cliff? >> we have three saying scram together by the senate and the presidency. the debt ceiling, and the se
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 12:00am PST
that president obama read this book as the one book i would like to see him read before the inauguration next week. if he read it, what would you hope he would fasten on? >> i would hope that he would fasten on the notion, you know, he faces real political constraint. so we understand, he can't just pass legislation. but that the most important thing, his policy priority right now should be doing whatever he can to at least move in the direction of the kinds of policies that we want for full employment, that we need for full employment. and that the obsessions of washington about a grand bargain on the deficit are really pretty much beside the point right now. that, if given a choice between doing something that will help the economy in the next two years, and something that will allegedly settle our budget problems for all, you know, for all time, which is wouldn't, that he should go for the stuff that will help the economy now. that he should not bend on that point. >> i can imagine that if you were sitting across the table with him, he might reply, "look, krugman, we've g
PBS
Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
out at the o.k. corral fight over raising the debt ceiling in a few weeks. president obama has already said he will not negotiate on raising the debt ceiling. here's what he said. >> i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already racked up through the laws that they passed. let me repeat. we can't not pay bills that we've already incurred. >> and here's the response he got the next day from republican senator pat toomey of pennsylvania. >> our opportunity here is on the debt ceiling. the president's made it very clear; he doesn't even want to have a discussion about it, because he knows this is where we have leverage. we republicans need to be willing to tolerate a temporary partial government shutdown, which is what that could mean, and insist that we get off the road to greece, because that's the road we're on right now. we only can solve this problem by getting spending under control and restructuring the entitlement programs. there is no tax solution to this. it's a spending solution. and if this presiden
CNN
Jan 13, 2013 3:00am PST
, looking all the way ahead to the end of the week. president obama's inauguration on noon at sunday. this is a private swearing in before the big festivities on monday. i will be in washington, d.c., all weekend covering it and covering all the celebrations, as well. it will all be live right here on cnn. >>> and we mentioned newtown and as that one month mark from the shooting at newtown approaches, the community is reflecting on the tragedy. cnn's national correspondent susan candiotti has more. >> good morning, randi. wounds remain fresh here in newtown, yet the community continues to find ways to help each other heal. the touching memorials we all became so familiar with are gone. but they will serve a new purpose. toys, candles, handmade signs and more are being mulched and preserved and will become part of a new permanent memorial one day. meanwhile, a makeshift memorial marked lie a large american flag has been set up alongside one of newtown's main roads. we have been asked to keep a respectful distance, and we are. created by a local businessman. a lot of mementos from all
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
week left until washington plays host to president obama's second-term inauguration. the preparations on the west front of the capitol building are well under way, getting set for the president, hundreds of distinguished guests, and a huge crowd. celebrities will star at a series of special events, despite the fact that fewer than half the 1.8 million visitors who showed up for the historic first inaugural four years ago are expected. still, the president's private fundraising goal for the festivities is about the same as 2009. then, he raised $53 million from individual donations alone that were capped at $50,000 each. this year, the presidential inaugural committee plans to accept unlimited contributions from both individuals and corporations. the committee aims to raise $50 million. in comparison, the second inauguration of george w. bush raised over $42 million and took corporate donations of up to $250,000. late dollars we asked about criticism of how this event is being paid for this year. >> we are funding this event the same way as many civic events all around the country are
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am PST
vice president says he will present recommendations from his meetings this week to president obama next tuesday. yesterday the vice president met with representatives from the entertainment industry and from gun owner groups. the president of the national rifle association says he left that meeting disappointed. >> they knew going into this meeting what the president's position on the so-called assault weapon ban is. it's the same position he's taken for years. the vice president said we do this with an open mind. at the meeting we said we have already made up our mind on that. >> the nra says it will not allow law-abiding gun owners to be blamed for the acts of criminals and madmen. gun owners along with supporters of gun control packed a meeting in santa rosa. we'll tell you how their comments could influence gun policy legislation on capitol hill. >>> a former death row inmate accused of killing his own mother is due in court this afternoon. 70-year-old dennis has admitted to killing 90-year-old nelli turner in their vallejo home. he's a convicted killer first sentenced to death in 1
Current
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
president obama's nomination last week, a week ago today when he nominated chuck hagel as his next secretary of defense. that dominated the sunday talk shows. before we get into it, the one who made the most headlines on this, not john mccain. the idea that every sunday talk show feels that they have to book john mccain every sunday is -- i am so sick of it. common. you know he will say something crazy but he is crazy. why keep booking him. >> for sure. >> so didn't make any news yesterday. the one who did was colin powell. first of all, who former secretary of state, former chairman of the joint chiefs who said that -- he came out very, very strongly in defense of senator haggel. >> people say that doesn't necessarily make him a good candidate for secretary of defense. i will tell you who thinks that makes him a good candidate for secretary of defense, the men and women in the armed forces of the united states and their parents. >> meaning, of course he will be the first enlisted man to serve as secretary of defense. and one of the few wounded in wartime and in combat to the serve
FOX
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
economic future. tori, dave? >> pam, thank you. >>> time 7:49. inauguration day for president obama is one week from today. organizers held a dress rehearsal getting ready for the big event. >> this was the scene on the streets of washington, d.c. just yesterday. there was this rehearsal parade along with a mock swearing in ceremony. president obama's second inauguration will be smaller than his historic first swearing in. turnout is expected to be between 600,000 to 800,000. that compares to a record 1.8 million people four years ago. and two of the people who will be there are our very own ktvu's tori campbell and ken pritchett. they'll be reporting live from the presidential inauguration starting sunday morning and also continuing with live reports on all the festivities through the mornings on tuesday, the 22nd. >>> 7:50. the fear of new gun control laws brought big crowds to the crossroads of the west gun show in daly city over the weekend. on both saturday and yesterday, lines wrapped around the palace. ammunition was the popular item at this year's event. it comes after state assemb
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
of a french hostage in somalia last week. president obama revealed that u.s. warplanes entered somali air space to support that rescue operation. no weapons were used, though. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years was apparently killed in the failed raid. >>> in russia, signs of anger against a new law banning americans from adopting russian children. thousands marched in moscow and other cities calling the new ban political game playing by russian president vladamir putin. the russian government has eased up on the band. last week, it announced that some adoptions already under way will be allowed to go forward. >>> people in the boston area lined up around the block this weekend for a flu shot. massachusetts and new york state have declared public health emergencies because of the spreading flu virus. doctors say even if you have to wait for a flu shot, it's well worth your time. >> the flu will still be around well into january and february and we'll see some cases in march. >> public health experts say an infected person can spread the flu virus to f
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